Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic finally took the stand Monday at the U.N.'s international tribunal at The Hague to defend himself against genocide charges stemming from the 1992-1995 Bosnian conflict.
As the genocide trial of former Bosnian Serb Leader Radovan Karadzic resumed Monday in the Netherlands, a member of Bosnia-Herzegovina's rotating presidency said that, in effect, "ethnic cleansing" continues -- 15 years after a brutal civil war there ended.
After Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic's failure to appear at the start of his trial on genocide and war crimes charges CNN Senior International Correspondent Nic Robertson explains what happens next.
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has successfully brought dozens of war criminals to justice, but a "truth commission" is still necessary if the region's ethnic factions are ever to achieve lasting reconciliation, according to a former legal adviser to the court.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic intends to skip the start of his war crimes trial because he says he has had too little time to prepare, a spokeswoman for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia said Thursday.
Former Bosnian Serb Leader Radovan Karadzic refused to enter a plea Friday on war crimes and genocide charges, leading the judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia to enter a plea of "not guilty" on his behalf.
When he first appeared he seemed almost like a school boy who knows he done wrong, diligently following the instructions of his three tribunal guards, not at all the bombastic and flamboyant Serb leader I remember from my years covering the Bosnian war.
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was in U.N. custody at The Hague on Wednesday, preparing for his first court appearance more than 13 years after he was first indicted for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity.
The arrest of Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic, offers a clear indication of Serbia's shift towards the West in recent months after years as an international pariah even with Belgrade still at odds with the international community over the status of the breakaway province of Kosovo.
Former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic is in custody in Belgrade, Serbia, and will soon be handed over to an international war crimes tribunal at The Hague, Netherlands, to face charges over his alleged role in Balkans war atrocities.
Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian-Serb leader, is accused of having been responsible for running concentration-style detention camps, and the massacre at the NATO so-called safe haven of Srebrenica.
The U.N. High Representative to Bosnia Wednesday sacked 60 high-level Serb officials because they failed to arrest suspected war criminals, calling their lack of action a "sustained, long-term, gross refusal."
More than three dozen NATO troops stormed a residential building in Bosnia-Herzegovina in search of wanted war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic as part of an renewed bid to capture the former Bosnian Serb leader.